I was so happy with my quick progress on the body of my Gathered Pullover, that I think I got kind of cocky. I've also planned on knitting several holiday gifts before Christmas. I figured I could take a break from the sweater to bang out a few of the gifts...and now it's the 25th. Gah! As you can see I only have the body and most of one sleeve done. I am torn between trying to finish at least the knitting and seaming by the end of the month OR just chalking it up as a learning experience and try to get more holiday knitting done sooner. I also was a little annoyed, because I had to knit my sleeve a good 40 or so rounds longer than the pattern says to fit my arm. The sleeves look short in the picture with the pattern, but they were VERY short on me. Today I am choosing to work on the sweater, so we'll see what happens. The good part is that I think I am learning to feel better about failing goals. I remember last year I worked like CRAZY to finish my BPT Hoodie and felt kind of blech about getting it done a few days late. I've been so productive lately, that a setback like this is ok. I am so pleased with my knitting and crafting this year, and I can't wait to do a year round-up post next month.